4.2 miles
Distance
698 ft
Climb
-1,872 ft
Descent
00:48:54
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Son Of Middle Creek (2136) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North Vail
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer & early fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #45770 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Fast and flowy single track. Pine, aspen, and grasslands sections with nice viewpoints of the Vail Valley. Recommend riding up the road and down this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Son Of Middle Creek (2136) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,174 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,213 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,714 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,386 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,213 ft
  • Grade
    -5.351%
  • Grade max
    -42.693%
  • Grade min
    42.287%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    782 ft
  • Avg time
    00:48:54
  • Avg reverse time
    01:03:31
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Status:
on Sep 6, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Son Of Middle... Trail Reports

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      Sep 6, 2021 @ 9:30am
      Sep 6, 2021
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 19, 2021
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jun 22, 2021
      reporter Many trees down as of 6/22. Ladie's trail crew, FS Crew, and VVMTA Trail Crew to clear 6/23
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 12:00am
      Jun 21, 2021
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 9:00am
      Apr 16, 2021
      reporter Seasonal Wildlife Closure: April 15 through June 20
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 40 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 175 rides
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      Oct 24, 2020 @ 5:11pm
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      Sep 17, 2019 @ 10:11am
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      Sep 17, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Sep 17, 2019

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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Son of Middle Creek Loop
      9 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      cambreen1 (Sep 27, 2021 at 12:46)
       Great mix of fast flowy sections and rocky technical bits. Great aspen ride. Would recommend.
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